3 Single Cask Whiskies by Douglas Laing (Review Flight)

3 Single Cask Scotch Whisky Bottlings by Douglas Laing (Isle of Jura Bunnahabhain Tullibardine Islay Highlands Tasting Notes)

Sitting on an incredible wealth of casks, Glaswegian indie bottlers Douglas Laing & Co. have the right whisky for pretty much every preference, occasion and wallet in their portfolio. While their Provenance range usually consists of affordable pours, the Old Particular line (more…)

BorderShop Whisky Festival ’18 incl. Bruichladdich masterclass (Event)

BorderShop Whisky & Rom Festival 2018 (Single Malt Scotch Dram Whiskey Islay Event)

In regard to its setting, line-up and atmosphere, the BorderShop Whisky Festival – which recently got rebranded as Whisky & Rom Festival – is unlike any other fair I ever visited. Last weekend, I went there for the third time. As always, I had an absolute blast strolling from booth to booth (more…)

“New Brew X J-Day” at UeberQuell Brewery (Event)

J-Day and New Brew at UeberQuell in Hamburg, St. Pauli (Craft Beer Aalborg Akvavit Danish Dansk Denmark Julebryg Event)

In Denmark, the annual J-Day (which is short for Julebryg Day) is one of the most anticipated dates of the year. Cause on the first Friday in November, the Danish brewers – big and small – traditionally tap their Christmas beers. And since Christmas ain’t just another holiday (more…)

The Classic Tour at The Speyside Cooperage (Tour)

The Classic Tour at The Speyside Cooperage (Whisky Sherry Bourbon Cask Barrel Wood Cooper Experience)

It is said that about 70 per cent of a whisky’s flavor and 100 per cent of its (natural) color come from the cask. When you put a sub-par distillate into top-quality wood, the result will usually be decent at least. But when you fill excellent new make into weak barrels (more…)